A Christmas Carol

Holiday Classic
Large Cast
Family Audiences


Inspired by the original novella, Melrose captures Dickens’ witty wording and evocative style to surprise audiences with parts of the familiar story they didn’t know were there! A Christmas Carol tells the beloved story of Scrooge and his miraculous transformation. This new adaptation of a holiday tradition is the perfect way for families to recapture the nostalgia of Christmases past and to create memories for many Christmases to come.

Casting & Production


The Company:

Scrooge, Marley, Harold, One, John, Bob Cratchit, Mrs. Cratchit, Mrs. Dilbur, Fred, Mr. Fezziwig, Ruddy Man, Joe, Mrs. Fezziwig, Cornelia, Sally, Belle, Susan, The Ghost of Christmas Past, Polly (Fred’s niece) Caroline, The Ghost of Christmas Present, New Man in Scrooge’s office, Second Man, Gentleman 1, Roger, The Ghost of Christmas Future, Gentleman 2, Young Adult Scrooge, Topper, Third Man, Ralph

The Ensemble:

(Adults and Children) Fan, Schoolboy Scrooge, Apprentice Scrooge, Sally, John, David, Townspeople, Singers, Bell Players, Maid, Want, Ignorance, Children – Belle’s, The Cratchits


“A refreshed A CHRISTMAS CAROL is still Making spirits bright at the Alley Theatre in Houston.”
-Houston Chronicle

“Celebrate the holidays with the Alley’s hit new adaptation with colorful Victorian costumes, special effects, lively dancing, stunning sets, and just the right blend of Christmas Carols. It is a dazzling Christmas feast with the beloved story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his miraculous transformation.”